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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks to reporters during a briefing at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mindful of President Donald Trump's intense interest in space, the Pentagon is declaring U.S. Space Command open for business as part of a broader effort to better defend American interests in space. But there's still no Space Force . Trump planned to participate in a ceremony...
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Turtle Nesting
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 9:42 am
Marine biologist Amber Kuehn says a genetic mutation caused the second head on the turtle, since named Squirt and Crush.
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Abbie Bennett
August 29, 2019 - 8:21 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Not all children born to American service members outside of the U.S. will automatically be citizens , according to a new policy change from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services . The USCIS has a long list of categories that would exempt military kids from this policy...
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David Caplan
August 29, 2019 - 8:05 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Race car driver and former TV personality on "MythBusters" Jessi Combs -- dubbed the "fastest woman on four wheels" -- was killed Tuesday after she crashed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to local reports. She was 39. She assumed the aforementioned nickname after breaking...
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alligator
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 7:45 am
The behemoth got as close as 5 feet from the back of his kayak.
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WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 7:30 am
Two people are killed every day in the U.S. by drivers who don't stop for the signals.
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whelan
(Photo courtesy of the Whelan Family)
WWJ News
August 28, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Paul Whelan was arrested on allegations of espionage late last year.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 6:12 pm
( 1010 WINS/AP ) -- The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian is expected to become a dangerous hurricane as it enters warm Atlantic waters nearing the U.S. Southeast -- and it's expected to hit Florida as a major hurricane over Labor Day weekend. Here are the 5 AM AST/EDT August 29 Key...
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From left, Cora Dutschke, 3, Audrey Brouillette, 3, Darrell Brouillette, 8, and Emily Brouillette, 6, grandchildren of Slidell's Mary Beth and Doug Meyer, wear intrigued looks as they put their hands on the new world-record grapefruit, before the Meyers were presented with framed certificates from the Guinness Book of World Records by Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, for the seven pound, 14.64 ounce grapefruit that they grew, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 in a ceremony held at LDAF offices in Baton Rouge, La. The grapefruit was 13.6 ounces (385.6 grams) heavier and 1¼ inches (3.2 centimeters) bigger around than the 2006 record, set in Brazil. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP)
WWJ News
August 28, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A basketball-sized grapefruit has brought two world records to a Louisiana couple. The giant citrus grew in the yard of Mary Beth and Doug Meyer of Slidell. The Guinness Book of World Records says it's the world's heaviest and largest in circumference. It weighed 7 pounds,...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about Siri during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is apologizing and changing the way humans review audio recordings made through the company’s Siri digital assistant. The company already suspended the practice following the discovery that Apple and other major tech companies have been doing this. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
WWJ News
August 28, 2019 - 3:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is apologizing for allowing outsiders to listen to snippets of people's recorded conversations with its digital assistant Siri, a practice that undermined its attempts to position itself as a trusted steward of privacy. As part of the apology posted Wednesday, Apple...
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